Retransmission Timeout Considerations
draft-allman-tcpm-rto-consider-03

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Abstract

Each implementation of a retransmission timeout mechanism must balance correctness and timeliness and therefore no implementation is suits all situations. This document provides for high-level guidance for retransmission timeout schemes appropriate for general use in the Internet. Within the guidelines, implementations have latitude to define particulars that best address each situation. Terminology

Authors

Mark Allman (mallman@icir.org)

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